DeCarcer is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Frontier Financial Group Inc., a cutting edge firm providing authoritative and actionable intelligence in the cannabis industry. She is an entrepreneur with 20 years of experience in business execution, management and strategic business development with an emphasis on emerging markets. DeCarcer is also the Founder of GNI International, a strategic business consulting firm focused on high-growth market opportunities, the co-founder of VentureCamp, a fully immersive accelerator and Docu-Series.
Before founding GNI International, DeCarcer worked as a senior consultant in the Defense, Technology, and Telecommunications sectors. Prior to GNI International, she worked in investment banking for JPMorganChase in Manhattan and London, and ran Florida-based First Federal Transportation as its Co-Founder and COO. DeCarcer is an avid supporter of entrepreneurship as a conduit to new job creation and innovation. She runs the Women Entrepreneurship Reinforcement (WeR) program in support of women entrepreneurs nationwide, and was the Executive Director of the Grassroots Innovation Network, a non-profit organization focused on validating and funding college students’ business ideas globally.
She received an A.A. from Miami Dade Community College, a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.A. from Georgetown University. DeCarcer was born in Italy, raised in France and Spain, and has traveled to, and worked in, over 25 countries. She speaks five languages fluently and now resides in Washington D.C.
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